Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — March 2019

Kennewick job fair planned for March 21 WorkSource Columbia Basin, Goodwill Employment Connections Center and Opportunities Industrialization Center Pasco will have a job fair March 21. Multiple employers from various industries will participate. Job preparation classes will be offered at Goodwill and WorkSource to better prepare job seekers. The event is from 10 a.m. to…

Networking

Networking — March 2019

PROMOTIONS Kennewick’s Focal Point Marketing & Multimedia has promoted Alma Carrillo from account executive to media buyer. She is a Columbia Basin College graduate. Jodi Henderson of Benton PUD has been promoted to manager of communications and governmental relations. Henderson joined Benton PUD in 2010 and has been a part of the communication and government…

Business Updates

Business Updates — March 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES LaCoste Law has opened at 1310 N. Fifth Ave., Suite A in Pasco. The business offers legal services relating to divorce, child support and custody,…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — February 2019

Lawsuit against Hanford contractor alleges fraud The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against Mission Support Alliance, Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Services Inc. and Frank Armijo, alleging they defrauded the federal government. The Justice Department alleges false claims and kickbacks in connection with a multi-billion dollar contract with the Department of…

Business Updates

Business Updates — February 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Koko’s Bartini has opened at 4309 W. 27th Place in Kennewick. The bar services 60 flavors of martinis and a rotating menu of food items.…

Networking

Networking — February 2019

PROMOTIONS Sergio A. Garcidueñas-Sease of Tamaki Law was named a new partner. Garcidueñas-Sease joined Tamaki Law in 2013 and is a fellow at the prestigious Washington Leadership Institute. Jaime Lee Carson was promoted to executive director of Somerset Counseling Center LLC in Richland. Somerset is an alcohol and drug treatment agency serving youths and adults.…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — January 2019

Hanford visitors center open during shutdown The Hanford visitor center is remaining open to the public and will continue to provide visitor services during the federal government shutdown. The visitor center for the Manhattan Project National Historic Park at 2000 Logston Blvd. in Richland is operated through a Department of Energy contract. National Park Service…

Networking

Networking — January 2019

HONORS & AWARDS Skone Irrigation of Pasco was named one of Reinke’s top five highest-selling dealers in the Northwest territory, as well as a top five parts dealer in the U.S. and Canada. In addition, the dealer received a Diamond Reinke Pride award that notes superior achievement levels. Bin Yang, an associate professor of biological…

Business Updates

Business Updates — January 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has open/moved/change names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Bright Now! Dental has opened at 1220 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Suite A105, in Kennewick. The business offers dentistry services for all ages, braces and…

Business Briefs

Business Briefs — December 2018

Workers’ comp to see biggest price drop in a decade The price of workers’ compensation insurance statewide will take the largest drop in more than 10 years on Jan. 1. The state Department of Labor & Industries, or L&I, recently announced a 5 percent decrease in the average amount employers pay for the coverage. “We’re…

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Columbia Center Mall Prom Fashion Show

March 23 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Speed Dating-ages 55+

March 23 @ 7:00 pm

Night Watch by Lucille Fletcher

March 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm